Podiatry is appropriate for people of all ages. Children’s feet differ from those of adults. The foot is still mainly cartilage at six months of age; in fact, the final bone does not begin to form until children are around three years old. Most of the bones are fully developed by the age of 18.
Plantar warts, ingrown toenails, and walking issues are just a few of the concerns our podiatrists can help your children with at AHP.
We recommend a Podiatry Assessment if your child is complaining of aching/tired legs and feet, growing pains, pain while playing sports, or difficulties walking.
AHP’s podiatrist's assist children with:
- Discomfort in the feet and lower legs, especially pain caused by disease.
- Sports-related injuries
- Warts, calluses, and corns are examples of skin problems.
- Ingrown toenails, toenail infections, and odd-shaped toenails are all common nail problems.
- Concerns about balance or motor skills.
- Very high or very low arches, or feet that bend inward or outward, are examples of foot appearance.